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Latest Robotic arm Stories

2012-08-08 23:03:07

$150 giant six-foot robotic arm becomes successful on Kickstarter. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 The Cardboard Robot, the only open source robotic arm made of cardboard, has reached its Kickstarter funding goal of $10,000 with 12 days remaining. The next step is to reach their stretch goal of $15,000. The funding campaign for the Cardboard Robot started on July 6 with a goal of $10,000. The six foot robotic arm; as mentioned on CNET, Engadget and PCWorld, will officially end its...

2012-07-30 23:02:31

Command Partners Hired to Lead Kickstarter Funding Campaign Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 The Cardboard Robot, currently seeking funding on the popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter, has hired the digital marketing agency Command Partners to lead its marketing campaign. The open source Cardboard Robot is the brainchild of Ken Ihara who got his first taste of robotics as an assistant at the Harvard Robotics Laboratory in Cambridge, MA. The Cardboard Robot is a robotic arm that allows...

JACO, A Robot Arm For The Weary
2012-05-16 05:20:32

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Kinova, a Canadian robotics company, is revolutionizing the wheelchair in a new way, giving an ability to some who may have lost it. Kinova invented JACO, a six-axis robotic manipulator arm with a three-fingered hand.  The company had JACO on display at the 2012 International Conference on Robotics and Automation. JACO helps significantly improve the lives of those who are disabled and have reduced mobility in their upper body. The robotic arm is...

2012-03-30 10:26:36

It may be difficult to imagine, but pouring juice into a plastic cup can be a great challenge to a robot. While one hand holds the glass bottle firmly, the other one must gently grasp the cup. Researchers at Saarland University together with associates in Bologna and Naples have developed a robotic hand that can accomplish both tasks with ease and yet including the actuators is scarcely larger than a human arm. This was made possible by a novel string actuator, making use of small electric...

2012-02-01 08:00:00

Marion, Ohio's industrial robot and workcell integrator, RobotWorx, recently redesigned their main website, robots.com. With plans to revamp their other websites, RobotWorx hopes that the new designs allow for a better experience for their customers. Marion, OH (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 January 31, 2012 marks the date of the launch of the new RobotWorx website, robots.com. After several months of planning and testing, the central Ohio industrial robot integrator made the new website live....

2011-12-22 08:00:00

Industrial robot integrator RobotWorx supplied a Pennsylvania high school with a table-top industrial robot to further their robot curriculum. Marion, OH (PRWEB) December 22, 2011 As an industrial robot integrator, RobotWorx usually sells and designs robotic systems to companies manufacturing parts, palletizing products, or performing some other industrial process. Occasionally, however, the north-central Ohio robot integrator gets the chance to integrate an industrial robot arm into an...

2011-11-21 09:04:01

The delicate touch that successfully removed an egg-shaped tumor from Paige Nickason's brain got a helping hand from a world-renowned arm -- a robotic arm, that is. The technology that went into developing neuroArm, the world's first robot capable of performing surgery inside magnetic resonance machines, was born from the Canadarm (developed by MDA for the US Space Shuttle Program), as well as Canadarm2 and Dextre, the Canadian Space Agency's family of space robots performing the...

2011-10-27 07:00:00

Despite the struggles of a slow economy, industrial robot integrator RobotWorx enjoyed a third quarter that produced sales figures only beaten once before. Marion, OH (PRWEB) October 27, 2011 A slow economy couldnât inhibit industrial robot sales at RobotWorx, a robot integrator located in Marion, Ohio. Third quarter sales were the second best that the company has seen since their beginning in 1992. With the vacation season and fiscal year coming to an end, industrial equipment...

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2011-05-15 10:16:53

Catching a ball is no problem for most people. Getting a robotic arm to catch a ball using a catcher attachment is a bit trickier. To find out just how tricky it is "“ or to see if it's easier than they think "“ visitors to the Sensor+Test trade fair in Nuremberg should head for the Fraunhofer booth, Booth 202 in Hall 12. There, researchers will be presenting an industrial robotic arm with six joints, at the end of which is a catcher. Visitors can control the arm using a hand-held...

2010-08-23 10:33:00

SOLON, Ohio, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- HDT Engineered Technologies (HDT), a provider of highly-engineered mobile military and emergency response solutions, will unveil its technologically-advanced robotic arm, the MK-1, mounted on a tracked robot platform at the AUVSI's Unmanned Systems 2010 Conference, August 24-27 in Denver, CO. The MK-1 was created for hazardous missions such as explosive ordnance disposal for the military and homeland defense. The newest advancements to the MK-1...